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Rotors not turning during operation

The top and bottom blades are able to move freely are not blocked by dirt, but will not turn during operation, causing unwashed articles in certain areas. Solutions please!

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Confusing..You say in one line Rotors not turning during operation. next line says
The top & bottom blades are able to move freely?
Il try & help anyway.1st the water level may not be high enough to load the the wash motor & spray water.2nd the dishes or cutlery may be hitting the arms.

Posted on May 30, 2010


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and for same parts etc.. anyhow the point is that if it moves freely then when the pump goes on the water should force it to spin smoothly!


however. get your self some dishwasher cleaner!

for the dishwasher! not the dishes! it is like a drain-o for dishes! it unclogs and un clags the pipes etc...


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